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  • Provenance

    Page Imageworks, San Francisco, 1996

  • Literature

    Millstein and Lowe, Consuelo Kanaga: An American Photographer, p. 208

  • Catalogue Essay

    Consuelo Kanaga met photographer Imogen Cunningham during her time in San Francisco, and exhibited work alongside her in the seminal Group f.64 show in 1932. As women artists working in a field dominated by men, the two formed a strong connection. In a letter to The Museum of Modern Art, New York, curator Grace Mayer, Kanaga said of Cunningham, ‘She is the greatest woman I have ever known in Photography. Generous, human, and brave’ (Consuelo Kanaga: An American Photographer, p. 211).


Imogen Cunningham

circa 1952
Gelatin silver print.
4 3/4 x 3 7/8 in. (12.1 x 9.8 cm)
Credit stamp on the verso.

$2,000 - 3,000 

Sold for $1,750

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